Introductory Material:

Chapter 1
The Edwards Coat of Arms

Family Records:
John 1
John 2
John 3
Richard 3
Jonathan 3
Samuel 3
Nathaniel 3
William 3


The Crockett Connection
Edwards and the Civil War
Photo Album
Our Immigrant Ancestors
1906 Census

Family Fun
Mayberry Hill Chronicles

This Old House
Justin Edwards had a Farm
Letters from Henry


Arthur Edwards Wight

Father: Mother:

Nelson Wight
Harriet Pond Morse

Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:

9/11/1828 Raymond ME
3/9/1909 Poland ME


Name: Marriage Date: Marriage Location: Father: Mother:
Laura T Bearce

Oliver Bearce
Lydia Crockett

Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:

Poland ME
Minot ME


Name: Birth Date: Birth Location: Death Date: Death Location:
Edwin B Wight

Togus ME
Charles Wight

Berlin NH
Harriet Wight

Albert N Wight
Poland ME

Other Info:

Arthur E Wight d senile degeneration of the myocardium; bur Lane Cemetery, Poland ME; see findagrave
[death cert gives Casco as birth place]
Laura T [Bearce] Wight d hypostatic pneumonia; bur Lane Cemetery, Poland ME; see findagrave

US Army register of enlistments 1876:Edwin B Wight 3/29 Boston MA; 24, stone mason, b Casco;blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5'8 1/2"; 7th Cav, Co B, discharged 3/28/1881 by expiration of service at Ft Yates D T
Edwin B Wright m 11/1/1886 Auburn ME Abbie J Gowell
1890 census East Poland
Edwin B Wight, 33 Brattle St, Portland ME admitted to Togus 8/4/1916 impairing cerebration; d 3/19/1917 chronic interstitial nephritis; bur Togus National Cemetery, Togus ME; see findagrave
Cassie Ora Wight b 1/27/1888 Auburn ME 1st ch; source of record: deposition of aunt Stella G Gould, Hilbrook MA; physician Dr Wallace K Oakes, Auburn ME
Lester E Wight b Poland ME d 7/26/1899 age 9 5 21 enteritis; bur Poland ME

Charles O Wight d suicide-shooting himself in head; bur Lane Cemetery, Poland ME; see findagrave

Albert T Rose 2/11/1887 Watertown MA; father b Vermont
WW1 draft registration 6/5/1917: Albert Thayer Rose b 2/11/1887 Watertown MA; 6 yr old son dependent; med height; med build, blue eyes, black hair
Albert T Rose m 5/5/1919 Auburn ME Winnifred G [Derick] [Mcdonald]
Albert T Rose m 9/11/1926 Auburn ME Edyth [Coburn] Mcgregory
Albert T Rose m 7/14/1848 Lewiston ME Violet M [Prideaux] [Blaisdell]

Albert M Wight, b East Poland ME m 7/9/1888 Watertown MA Julia A Harthertz b Newton MA, both 21 of Watertown; she dau of Charles C and Annie S
Albert N Wight m 4/30/1904 Rockingham VT Annie M Derick, 25, b Barton Landing VT dau of William H Derick and Mary M Hussey


1850 Poland (Cumberland) ME
Arthur Wight    21    Farmer    ME
Laura “     22    ME
Edwin B    4/12    ME

1860 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Arthur White    32    Stone Mason    300    125    ME
Laura T    33    ME
Edwin B    10    ME
Charles O    8    ME
Harriett    1    ME

1870 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
White Arthur    41    Foreman on RR    500    150    ME
_____ Laura    42    Keeping House    ME
_____ Edwin    20    Works on RR    ME
_____ Charles    18    Work on RR    ME
_____ Hattie    11    ME
_____ Albert H N    2    ME

1880 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Wight Arthur    51    M    Stone Mason        ME    ME    ME
_____ Laura F    51    M    Keeping house    ME    ME    ME
_____ Hattie A    21    Daughter    S    works in shoe shop    ME    ME    ME
_____ Albert N    12    Son    S    at school    E    ME    ME

1900 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Wight Arthur    Sept 1828    M 52    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Laura P    Dec 1827    M 52    4    3    ME    ME    ME

1910 Minot (Androscoggin) ME
Wight Laura J    82    Wd    4    3    ME    MA    ME    none

1880 Billings Dakota Territory
Edwin B Wight    29    M    Wd    Soldier    DC    MD    MD

1900 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Gowell Sumner    Apr 1831    M 50    ME    ME    ME    Farmer
_____ Nancy J    Sept 1830    M 50    9    6    ME    ME    ME
Wight Abby J    Daughter    Nov 1850    M 14    3    1    ME    ME    ME    House Work
_____ Cassie    G Daughter    Jan 1888    ME    ME    ME    at school
_____ Edward    Son in law    May 1850    ME    ME    ME    Carpenter

1900 Poland (Androscoggin) ME
Rose Charles T    June 1860    M 14    NH    NH    ME    Day Laborer
_____ Hattie A    Nov 1858    M 14    ME    ME    ME   
_____ Albert T    Son    Feb 1887    S    MA    NH    ME    at school

1910 Minot (Androscoggin) ME
Rose Charles t    49    M1 24    VT    VT    VT    Merchant    General Store
_____ Hattie A    51    M1 24    1    1    ME    ME    MR    none
_____ Albert T    Son    23    M1 5/12    MA    VT    ME    Clerk    General Store
_____ Margala A    Daughter in law    22    M1 5/12    0    0    ME    Canada    Canada    none
Wight Laura J    Mother in law    82    Wd    4    3    ME    MA    ME    none

1920 Auburn (Androscoggin) ME
Rose Charles T    59    M    ME    ME    ME    Gardener    Home Farm
_____ Hattie A    61    M    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Albert C    son    12    S    ME    ME    ME    none
_____ Donald    son    9    S    ME    ME    ME    none

1920 Auburn (Androscoggin) ME
Rose Albert T    32    M    MA    VT    ME    Barber    Barber Shop
_____ Winnifred G    29    M    Canada    NY    NY    none

1930 Augusta (Kennebec) ME
Augusta State Hospital
Rose Charles    Patient    69    M 25    ME    ME    US

1930 Lewiston (Androscoggin0 ME
Rose Albert t    43    M 24    MA    VT    ME    Barber    barber shop
_____ Edith    34    M 18    ME    Northern Ireland    ME    none

1940 Lewiston (Androscoggin) ME
Rose Albert T    53    M    MA    Barber-Prop    Barber Shop
_____ Edythe L    44    M    ME    Clozer    Shoe factory
1 lodger also in household

1900 Rockingham (Windham) VT
Wight Albert N    July 1868    M 11    ME    ME    ME    machine tender paper mill
_____ Julia A    Aug 1867    M 11    MA    Germany    Germany

1911 Richmond and Wolfe province de Quebec
Wight Albert    July 1868    US    1910    Paper maker
_____ Annie    May 1869    Que
Derich Winifred    June 1891    US    1910